What should the “new normal” be?

What should the “new normal” be?

An article written by Jonathan Morgan, former Conservative Assembly Member and Shadow Minister: The past few months have taught us a lot about ourselves. Our resilience as a nation, our ability as individuals to adapt to a fast changing environment where work, family...
UBI in Wales: An Economic Mess Waiting to Happen

UBI in Wales: An Economic Mess Waiting to Happen

An opinion piece written by Edward Sumner, Chief Operations Office at the Centre for Welsh Studies: During the Covid-19 pandemic we have seen an array of new ideas of how to combat the economic fall out that we face on the other side of this lockdown. In Wales and...
Covid-19: Our Civil Liberties Must Remain

Covid-19: Our Civil Liberties Must Remain

Blog piece written by Matthew MacKinnon, Director of Centre for Welsh Studies. Looking back throughout our countries history, it’s hard to imagine draconian, anti-democratic legislation being implemented here. I often think this could never happen in the United...
Broken China: Is there an Alternative?

Broken China: Is there an Alternative?

CWS Board Member Cllr Adrian Mason: There is much disquiet over China at the moment. How these emotions play out in our attitudes to trade in the coming months and years may determine the future of our international trading policies. Questions are being asked as to...
COVID-19: The return of the nation state?

COVID-19: The return of the nation state?

An article written by Myles Power former EU Policy Adviser for Constitutional Affairs, Legal Affairs and Transport: After years and years of pushing for more and more integration from such members as Germany and France, the European Union is facing disintegration from...
Will 2021 be the start of a new pro free-market chapter for Wales?

Will 2021 be the start of a new pro free-market chapter for Wales?

An article by Dr Stephen Morris, Policy Spokesman for Gwlad: Even the most ardent free-marketeer would concede that the actions of the government in the current COVID-19 crisis are on the right track. We who most lament the excessive involvement of government in the...
UBI in Wales: An Economic Mess Waiting to Happen

Universal Basic Income for Wales: Can it be achieved?

Many on the centre and left of Welsh politics have flirted with the idea of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) in recent years. This idea has been around for centuries and has been discussed regularly in recent decades. The idea has been hailed by many on the socialist...